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CBPP Criticizes Toomey-Lee Push To Lower Per-Capita Cap Growth Rate

May 19, 2017
Contrary to some Senate Republican discussions, Sens. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Mike Lee (R-UT) have put forward a proposal to reduce the growth rate for federal Medicaid payments under a per-capita caps system compared to what was included in the House-passed American Health Care Act. An analysis from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities blasts the idea as a further blow to the program. Toomey and Lee want to reduce the growth factor in a Medicaid per capita caps...

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